When women think of menopause, they often picture suffering through some annoying hot flashes and night sweats before it all blows over. But as today’s guest reveals, the hormonal shifts that accompany the end of the menstruating years can wreak havoc on a woman’s mental health. Beth, a confident, successful, happily married 50-year-old, bravely shares how menopause upended her life in a terrifying sneak attack that drastically altered her personality and caused her to experience mood swings that vascilated from rage to depression. Clean-up Crew expert Jordan Crofton, FNP, Director of Patient Care at THE WELL, steps in to dispel some long-held myths about hormone replacement therapy and offer whole-body advice for how to navigate this transition as smoothly as possible.
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